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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *hundaz, whence also Old Saxon, Old English, Old Frisian, and Old Dutch hund, Old High German hunt, Gothic 𐌷𐌿𐌽𐌳𐍃 (hunds). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ḱʷn̥tós, from *ḱwṓ (dog).

NounEdit

hundr m (genitive hunds, plural hundar)

  1. a dog

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Norwegian Bokmål: hund m
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: hund m
  • Swedish: hund c

ReferencesEdit

  • hundr in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press